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Cottage
Cottage
Cottage
Patio Area
Pool Area 2
Lounge
Kitchen
Poitiers
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

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paradrumm...
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“beautifully clean ,with owners who care”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

the place was spotless and well equipped. it was a bit late in the year for me ,but I looked round the pool and its a "cracker" !

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5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property 5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses
5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils 5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities 5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: we liked all of it
Liked least: nothing not to like about place
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bernie862
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent property in a beautiful area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

After deciding to take a last minute vacation in France, we happened upon 'La Ferme des Chataigniers' and were very pleased we did.
The gite and its facilities were excellent. Everything you could need was available. The pool was fantastic!
Derek the owner was extremely helpful, answering questions, prior to booking and was (discreetly) available during our stay to ensure everything was perfect. A welcome pack greeted us on our arrival, with all of the essentials and more..
The weather during our stay was changeable, which was a shame, but to be honest, this did not detract from a very enjoyable holiday.
We would certainly visit again and have no reservations in recommending this wonderful property.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
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5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Lesley B
Stafford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Simply wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We booked this gîte partly due to the very good reviews on Trip Advisor and we were very glad we did. The accommodation is excellent, with everything you need for a two week stay. The beds are very comfortable, and the ceiling fans very welcome during the 20° nights! The outstanding pool though, is the real star of the show - spotlessly clean, completely private and not overlooked from anywhere. The host is equally excellent, very hospitable, affable and unobtrusive - all the qualities you would like to see. We cannot recommend this gîte highly enough, yet do it reluctantly for fear we will not be able to book a spot again!

4 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 4 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: The pool
Liked least: Nothing - it was all great!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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jafas
auckland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“PARADISE IN THE CHARENTE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

A beautifully presented period stone property with great amenities including a fantastic large heated swimming pool.The gardens and grounds are immaculate!!
Nothing was to much trouble for the owners Mark and Andrea --- who went out of their way to assist with local knowledge etc. --- we are, of course, going back next year.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: THE POOL and easy drives to some great places.
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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PetravVli...
Wijk aan Zee, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
“What a great place to be for a vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

What a great place to be for a vacation. The pool was heated up till 26 degrees and the chairs arround the pool where perfect.
The house was amazing, everything you need, was there. For every person in the house, there was a bicyle available.
And the owners where really nice people.
Maybe next year we come again!

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: the pool with the poolsite
Liked least: that we have to leave after a week vacation
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lyndsey T
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic place and amazing hosts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

we stayed with three young children, the accommodation is fantastic and so well equipped.
The pool was amazing and was kept clean and warm throughout our stay, Mark and Andrea are two of the nicest people you could ever meet and cant do enough for you, they even brought new toys for our youngest half way through the holiday! They have the perfect balance of friendly yet discreet enough to allow you to enjoy your stay. we don't normally revisit a holiday destination but the whole family loved it so much we have booked again for next summer. Just hope the cocktails are as good next year......!!

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: The pool
Liked least: going home!
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Janice C
St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely property with private pool and garden within 30 mins of Poitiers and other places to visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We spent a relaxing two weeks at this well equipped property which has been lovingly restored and is immaculately presented. We had planned to tour around more and look at some nearby towns and chateaux etc but the weather was so good that we actually spent the first week just lazing in the garden around the large, clean pool during the day and occasionally going for a swim to cool off, and then relaxing in the private back garden, having BBQ's and eating alfresco in the evening. During the second week we made an effort and visited Poitiers and on the way home from there we went to Futuroscope and bought an evening ticket for 5pm onwards and enjoyed the evening show and experienced some of the virtual rides. We also visited La Rochelle which took us about 1 hour 45 mins but was worth the journey for the moules and frites alone! We parked in St Nicholas car park in the vieux port which was signposted and is close to the tourist information office, where we bought a town plan with a suggested walking route on it (20 cents). There are lots of narrow streets with shops in and we spent a happy afternoon browsing.
Our daughter and son-in-law took their 8 month old to monkey world and even though we thought he would be too young, he thoroughly enjoyed it and laughed out loud at the monkeys. His parents enjoyed it too.
We used the bikes provided to cycle to Romagne for a leisurely lunch and for general enjoyment of the area. There was hardly any traffic!
The property is in a rural setting but there are several places to visit nearby. We wanted a relaxing holiday and made the most of the table tennis table provided and all the books and DVD's left for guests to enjoy. It was like a home from home only a lot warmer for us! It was our first holiday with our extended family and we all enjoyed ourselves.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: The pool
Liked least: 15 minutes drive to bakery
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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